AMD prepares Radeon “GHz Edition”

Badly beaten by NVIDIA’s new GeForce GTX 680 and 690 graphics cards, the US chip maker AMD is getting ready to release a new breed of Radeon HD 7000 video cards that will feature increased core clock speeds that hopefully will regain the lost 3D performance crown.

The new cards will be known as “GHz Edition”. Aiming at the high-end market AMD now works on a new “GHz Edition” of its flagship Radeon HD 7970 graphics card that will come with default core speed of 1 GHz – up from the current reference clock speed of 925 MHz. The novelty will target NVIDIA’s high-end GeForce GTX 680 and GTX 690 products.

AMD Radeon HD 7970

The “GHz Edition” attempt by AMD is by no means something new. AMD video cards with manufacturer increased clock speeds have been on the market for quite some time but AMD now says that better yields, improved technology and lower voltage requirements allow the production of AMD certified GPUs that can reach 1250 MHz, making the 1 GHz mark an easy target.

The launch of the 1 GHz version of the HD 7970 is expected to occur very soon so now what remains to be seen is NVIDIA’s response to the new AMD threat.

Source: Tchnws.com

Related posts

Apacer presents Blade DDR4 memory

Apacer presents Blade DDR4 memory

The memory maker Apacer has presented the new Blade line of DDR4 memory modules, which as of now, can be used only with Intel’s new Haswell-E platform. The Blade DDR4 memory modules impress with large black-and-red heat sinks that must take the heat off the memory chips and then transfer it...

Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge get new colors

Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge get new colors

The recently launched Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge have received new colors – the Galaxy S6 now also comes in Blue Topaz, while the Galaxy S6 Edge can be purchased in Green Emerald. The first S6 and S6 Edge were only available in White Pearl, Black Sapphire and Gold Platinum. The new...

Video describes the Samsung Z2 smartphone

Video describes the Samsung Z2 smartphone

There have been many smartphone leaks in the past 2-3 years but no device has enjoyed what Samsung’s upcoming Z2 smartphone has just had. The Tizen OS-running device has been described ahead of its launch in a new video that can be seen on the Internet. The video does not describe all the...

Leave a comment